Sudhir P. Amembal
Sudhir P. Amembal is Chairman and CEO of Amembal & Associates, the world’s most highly respected training and consulting firm in the field of equipment leasing.
In 1978, he co-founded Amembal & Isom, the first entity in the world formed to serve the varied needs of the global equipment leasing industry. Entities under Mr. Amembal’s stewardship have trained over 60,000 leasing professionals throughout the world.
As an educator, Mr. Amembal has conducted leasing seminars in over 70 countries. As a government advisor, he has spearheaded consultancy projects for over 20 national governments (including China and Russia). As an author, he has authored, co-authored and published 16 leasing industry publications, including the current best-seller, Winning With Leasing.
Mr. Amembal has chaired the annual World Leasing Convention for the past 18 years since 1993 and he serves as the Patron of the African Leasing Association.
Lisa Rafter has been publishing in the equipment leasing and finance industry for over 20 years. As the former editor of the Monitor for 17 years, she has a broad and in-depth understanding of the issues important to equipment leasing professionals. Under her leadership, the Monitor grew from a black and white, 16-page bi-monthly newspaper to a beautiful full-color 100 page + monthly publication.
Ms. Rafter’s experience includes both successfully launching brand new publications and reviving existing publications to take a stronger position in the marketplace. At the heart of Lisa’s experience is a commitment to capturing what industry professionals want in a publication and delivering it powerfully and professionally.
She has a strong educational background including a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and a Masters of Arts degree in Psychology. She also has longstanding leadership roles in many community projects and services and currently is a leader in an educational organization committed to providing people with tools and distinctions to live an extraordinary life.
Ms. Rafter lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her family.